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Where is Pangong lake is situated?What is special about it?

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Asked by amitava duttamajumdar, 24 Aug '12 10:06 pm
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Pangong Tso (or Banggong Co Tibetan for "long, narrow, enchanted lake") is an endorheic lake in the Himalayas situated at a height of about 4,350 m (14,270 ft). It is 134 km (83 mi) long and extends from India to Tibet. 60% of the length of the lake lies in China. The lake is 5 km (3.1 mi) wide at its broadest point. All together it covers 604 sq. km. During winter the lake freezes completely, despite being saline water.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 24 Aug '12 10:44 pm

 
  
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Pangong lake is the highest saltwater lake in the world,situated in Ladakh at an altitude of 4,350 metres(14,270 ft).
Answered by Dare Devil, 24 Aug '12 11:03 pm

 
  
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Situated at an altitude of 4,350 meters above sea level, Pangong Lake lies in the northeast of Leh. This famous blue blackish lake of Pangong is 5-6 km wide and over 144 km long with half of it running to the other side of the Indo-China border.
Answered by anil garg, 24 Aug '12 10:10 pm

 
  
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Pangong Tso (or Banggong Co Tibetan for "long, narrow, enchanted lake") is an endorheic lake in the Himalayas situated at a height of about 4,350 m (14,270 ft). It is 134 km (83 mi) long and extends from India to Tibet. 60% of the length of the lake lies in China. The lake is 5 km (3.1 mi) wide at its broadest point. All together it covers 604 sq. km. During winter the lake freezes completely, despite being saline water.

special is that the water is saline even at this height

also the concluding part of film 3idiots was shot here

no fish or other aquatic life in this lake

The lake is in the process of being identified under the Ramsar Convention as a wetland of international importance. This will be the first trans-boundary wetland in South Asia under the convention
Answered by iqbal seth, 25 Aug '12 07:05 am

 
  
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Pangong Tso (or Banggong Co Tibetan for "long, narrow, enchanted lake") is an endorheic lake in the Himalayas situated at a height of about 4,350 m (14,270 ft). It is 134 km (83 mi) long and extends from India to Tibet. 60% of the length of the lake lies in China. The lake is 5 km (3.1 mi) wide at its broadest point. All together it covers 604 sq. km. During winter the lake freezes completely, despite being saline water.
The lake is in the process of being identified under the Ramsar Convention as a wetland of international importance. This will be the first trans-boundary wetland in South Asia under the convention.
Answered by Abhi Jeet, 24 Aug '12 10:11 pm

 
  
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